PLAN YOUR VISIT - See the return of Arthur Boyd's Shoalhaven landscape paintings with new exhibition Wilder Times (6 July - 13 October 2024)

Bundanon

Immerse yourself in Bundanon’s exquisite landscape with this creative weekend package.

Take part in two creative workshops with Bonnie Porter Greene and create your own abstracted landscape painting to take home. In the morning join a yoga class overlooking the Shoalhaven River and finish the weekend with a tour of the current exhibition, fantastic forms. This weekend includes all meals catered by Executive Chef Douglas Innes-Will highlighting local fresh produce.

Bonnie Porter Greene

Join local artist Bonnie Porter Greene for a weekend of sketching, painting, landscape exploration, fine dining and relaxation.

About Bonnie Porter Greene

Painter, explorer.

Bonnie explores her love of the landscape through reflective studio practice & en plein air excursions resulting in direct and honest painted memories of the landscape. Her paintings imbue her connection and concern for the environment.

Always involved in an array of creative projects, an artistic response will always follow interactions with nature that have impacted significantly upon her.

Bonnie is represented by Jennings Kerr in NSW.

Morning yoga

Join local instructor Taylor from Yonder Movement for a morning Vinyasa Flow class. Designed to sustain concentration and build awareness in the body, this class welcomes all bodies and levels of ability.

About Taylor

Taylor is a Primary School teacher and owner of Yonder Movement. In 2017 she travelled to India to learn how to teach yoga. She began teaching her students, and her collegues. The resilience, self-confidence and patience they developed towards each other and themselves saw Taylor expand her teaching practice into Yonder Movement.

Fantastic Forms

Finish your weekend with a tour of the latest exhbition in the Art Museum, fantastic forms.

About the exhibition

Featuring a selection of multi-hued drawings and curvilinear ceramics by Merric Boyd, collected by his son, Arthur Boyd, which form a cornerstone of the Bundanon Collection.

The exhibition features over 200 works from the Bundanon Collection in dialogue with new large-scale sculptures by Nabilah Nordin, a series of ceramic figures by Stephen Benwell and stop-motion videos by emerging Bundjalung artist Rubyrose Bancroft.

Fine Dining

All meals (wine and beer service at dinner) are included with a focus on fresh produce and are prepared on site by Bundanon’s Executive Chef, Douglas Innes-Will.

About Executive Chef Douglas Innes-Will

Executive Chef Douglas Innes-Will oversees all catering at Bundanon and the Ramox Café, bringing his local eye and longstanding knowledge of South Coast produce.

Douglas works with local purveyors to source sustainable ingredients for signature dishes and to ensure quality produce is sourced from the surrounding Shoalhaven region.

ITINERARY*

Friday 26 May
4-5:30pm: Check in
6pm: Welcome drinks
7pm: Three-course dinner

Saturday 27 May
8-9.30am: Continental breakfast
10.15am-12.30pm: Charcoal sketching workshop
12.30-2.00pm: Light lunch and downtime
2.00-4.30pm: Painting workshop
5.30pm: Pre-dinner drinks
6.15-8.15pm: Dinner

Sunday 28 May
7am: Optional yoga
8-9.30am: Continental breakfast
10.30-11.30am: Art Museum tour, fantastic forms
12pm: Check out

*Itinerary subject to change at any time. Final itinerary sent by email the week of your stay.

WHAT TO PACK

Towels, bedding and soap are provided in your room, but please bring anything else you might need including: 

  • Other toiletries: shampoo, conditioner and toothpaste 
  • Yoga mat 
  • Warm clothes, a hat and sunscreen 
  • Insect repellent
  • Sturdy shoes, if you wish to explore the property 
  • Water bottle 
  • For light-sensitive sleepers: some light does enter the room, so bring an eye mask 
  • Hair dryer/shower cap, if you need one 
  • A good book: there are no TVs at Bundanon, so bring things to do during any downtime 
PRICING

Two people: $2000 (king bed or twin singles)
One person: $1400 

Pricing includes GST.
Your stay at Bundanon enables two children from local primary schools to participate in a day learning program at Bundanon.

Please review terms and conditions for accommodation bookings.

Visit the historic Homestead & Arthur Boyd’s Studio

While at Bundanon, make sure to visit the historic Homestead site. At the Homestead site, visitors can see Arthur Boyd’s studio and go for a self-guided bushwalk.

The Homestead site is open Saturday & Sunday, 10am – 5pm.

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Bundanon acknowledges the people of the Dharawal and Dhurga language groups as the traditional owners of the land within our boundaries, and recognises their continuous connection to culture, community and Country.

In Dharawal the word Bundanon means deep valley.

This website contains names, images and voices of deceased Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.

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